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Posted By Whitney & Murphy On March 22, 2019 @ 11:31 am In Obituary | 6 Comments

Charles Weidler Obituary

Charles Weidler, 95, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March 20, 2019.
Charles was born August 25, 1923 in Bowling Green, MO and moved to Phoenix in 1925. He attended Phoenix Union High School and met Audrey Scheid who he married on May 10, 1942.
Charles served in the Army 96th Infantry Division and fought in the Battle of Leyte. He also fought in Okinawa, the last battle of World War II, where he earned a Purple Heart and the Silver Star.
After the War, Charles resumed his career in finance with Cooper Weidler Acceptance. With the help of his wife Audrey, his business grew into a successful company.
Charles was active in St. Gregory’s and Blessed Sacrament Parishes in the Diocese of Phoenix. He was a Boy Scout Leader, member of Toastmasters and the Phoenix Catholic Cemetery Board.
Charles and Audrey enjoyed traveling with friends, especially trips when he flew his own plane.
Charles was preceded in death by his son Kenneth, granddaughter Erin and grandson Kevin.
He is survived by his wife Audrey of 76 years, his son Donald Weidler, daughters Penny Cahill, Barbara Grinstead, Gerry Smith (Dave), fourteen grandchildren and forty-one great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. with a Rosary at 7:00 P.M. at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 East Indian School Road, Phoenix. Funeral Mass will be on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 11300 N 64th St, Scottsdale.

Condolences for the family of “WEIDLER, CHARLES”

Condolence from Steve Raths on March 24th, 2019 9:42 pm

My deepest sympathies to the Weidler family on the passing of your patriarch, Charles. He was a good man for sure. As a member of the Raths family, I knew your family from our gatherings at St. Gregory’s Parish. God’s blessings and peace to you all.

Condolence from Eleanor English on March 25th, 2019 7:52 am

Unable to make the funeral. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time with the loss of Charles. He was a great and loving man. Love, Eleanor.

Condolence from Kenneth dutton on March 27th, 2019 8:46 am

What a beautiful life of a beautiful man, he will be missed but G-Grandpa finally gets to go home. I’m proud to have had such an amazing man to call a forefather. I’m not sure if I will be able to make the journey myself but my prayers, love, and condolences to our dear grandma.

Condolence from Mary Ryan on March 27th, 2019 9:43 pm

I am so very to learn of Mr. Weidler’s passing. He was a good friend to our family and will be missed.

Condolence from Mary Ryan on March 29th, 2019 10:38 pm

I am very sorry to hear of Mr Weidler’s passing. He was a good friend to our family and will be missed

Condolence from Mary Ryan on March 29th, 2019 10:41 pm

I am very sorry to learn of Mr. Weidler’s passing. He was a good friend to my family and will be missed.

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